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I wouldn’t write back unless he added more to the email, perhaps some comments/questions of his own."-Kendra, 30, New York, New York The verdict: Our panel was unanimous: The writer makes it clear he has a sense of humor, but he also telegraphs that he’s not taking her seriously.Following up with a paragraph showing his sincere side—what does he like about her profile?However, our panel agrees that his email could have shown a bit more confidence.Also, the astonishment he expresses over her beauty/brains combo could be seen as offensive. She emailed him back, and the two are happily dating. I see that you recently saw the show Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. I look forward to hearing from you.-Brad The feedback:“The open-ended question doesn’t bother me as much as what the question is about: the play.;-)Hope to hear from you.-Kim The feedback:“It’s a bit lengthy for an initial response but it’s interesting, not the norm. It’s creative, fun to read, and I love the ending.”-Roman Griffen“Kim’s adjectives are all very general. If I were the recipient, however, I might want to hear more about how she connected with any of the various points I’d made in my profile.”-Evan, 31, Exton, PA“This writer gives me a variety of conversation-starters to help the first date flow.
I’ll admit I’m a bit of an anglophile, but you sound fun and smart and laid-back and balanced, so it’s not just the anglophilia speaking. Make him look you up, and let him decide whether or not he’ll bend his parameters.That way, she’ll know that when they’re sharing a bottle of wine after a show, they’ll be engaged in a lively discussion. Your words about supportiveness struck a chord, as did some of the other things you wrote.Real-life result: Brad estimates a 30-40% response rate to this kind of email. I’m 36 and am a freelance writer covering mainly health, psychology, nonprofit management and, lately, nanotechnology.So please tell me it’s true before he makes me do something drastic, and I’ve already been warned that if there are any more incidents like the Swan Lake monkey-banana night of last week I’ll be banned from the store.-Eric The feedback:“This email is creative, maybe too cute. ’ and make it a statement instead: ‘I really find it cool that you enjoy reading Nabokov...’ And instead of ‘The little man that runs my brain....,’ I would simply say, ‘How could I not respond?’”-Roman Griffen, author of Internet Dating: Tips, Tricks, and Tactics“Eric will win a response because he (1) focuses on his reader: a woman who reads Nabokov; (2) shows interest in the same; (3) demonstrates a sense of humor about himself; and (4) initiates a discussion that has possibilities.”-Sandra Lamb, author of Personal Notes: How to Write from the Heart for Any Occasion“Of course an attractive woman can like both Al Green and Nabokov; why wouldn’t that be the case?